Highest Paid Indian TV actors – Find out how much your favouirte celebs earn per episode

Check out how much these popular Television actors get paid…….

India’s film industry might be the largest in the world. But who says the country’s television is lagging behind? It is fast growing and might just surpass Bollywood in no time. 

Indian TV actors and actresses enjoy huge popularity and they rake in good moolah too. Every TV star gets different amount for each day they shoot.

Take a look at top 20 highest paid TV actors below:

20. Dilip Joshi

Dilip Joshi is one of the most popular faces on television who had proclaimed all the from the audience love for the show Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. This actor plays a good comic role of Jethalal in the series and gets a remuneration of about RS 1.25-1.5 lakh for each day of the shoot.

19. Nakuul Mehta at Rs 80,000-85,000 per episode

2 Lakh per episode, that’s the whopping sum Nakuul Mehta demanded for Ishqbaaz and Dil Bole Oberoi?

Nakuul is known for his role as Shivaay Singh Oberoi in Star Plus popular show Ishqbaaz. The actor has won over fans with his fantastic performance and is a huge star post this show. He is also known for his role in Pyaar Ka Dard Hai…Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara.

18. Kapil Sharma – Rs 60-80 lakh per episode

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According to reports, Kapil is getting a whopping Rs. 110 crore for his renewed year-long stint with Sony. Considering his show The Kapil Sharma Show is the top TRP generator not just on the channel, but on the Indian television currently, the comedian easily pockets Rs 60-80 lakh per episode.

17.   Hina Khan – Rs 1-1.25 lakh per episode

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Hina is best known for her role as Akshara in Star Plus longest running show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. The talented actress has also participated Reality Shows such as Nach Baliye Season 6, Bigg Boss 10 & Fear Factor: Khatron ke Khiladi season 8.She is currently seen in Bigg Boss 11 as celebrity contestant.

16. Surbhi Jyoti – Rs 70000 to Rs. 75000 per episode

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Surbhi is best know for her role as Zoya in Zee TV’s Qubool Hai. Surbhi Jyoti works in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi Movies and Hindi Television Serials. She was made her screen debut in Hindi Filmi Ik Kudi Punjab Di (2010) as Gurmeet Kaur and her Television Debut Akiyaan To Door Jayen Na (2010).  Surbhi Jyoti has received Twice Indian Television Awards and Twice Zee Gold Awards for best Actress.

15.  Shabbir Ahluwalia – Rs 75,000 per episode

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For playing a rockstar in one of the top ranking shows on Indian television, Kumkum Bhagya, Shabbir apparently earns Rs 75000 per episode. He is famous for his roles in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi aired on Star Plus and as the winner of Khatron ke Khiladi season 3. Shabbir is also famous for his roles in Laagi tujhse Lagan.

14. Sriti Jha at Rs 60,000 per episode

Sriti Jha has won many hearts with her role as Pragya in Zee TV’s most popular show Kumkum Bhagya. Her onscreen chemistry with Shabbir Ahluwalia as Pragya and Abhi has millions of fans on social media.

13. Devoleena Bhattacharjee – Rs 90,000 per episode

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The ideal Gopi bahu of television, who starred in Saath Nibhana Saathiya earned a jaw-dropping Rs 90000 per every episode of the show. The show had earned good TRPs and made its place in top 5 shows on TRP charts. After a successful run of 7 years, the show was wrapped up in July 2017.

12. Mouni Roy at Rs. 1 lakh – Rs. 1.25 lakh per episode



Mouni Roy, the hottest Naagin of the small screen, is all set to make her big screen acting debut alongside Akshay Kumar in Gold. She has successfully reprised her role as Naagin in the second installment of the supernatural series this year.

11. Jennifer Winget at Rs. 1 lakh per episode

Jennifer Winget aka Maya in Beyhadh has been loved and appreciated for her acting skills in the show. No wonder, the actress is being paid a whopping Rs. 1 lakh per episode. One of the most popular names on small screen, Jennifer has been a part of some top shows on television ever since she debuted with Kkusum in 2001. She is also known for her role as Kumud in Star Plus show Saraswatichandra. The actress will be soon seen in Colors upcoming show Bepannaah opposite Harshad Chopda.

10. Drashti Dhami at Rs.75 k-1 lakh per episode

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Drashti Dhami is an Indian top actress and dancer, she won the Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 6 in 2013. Dhami included several times in “50 sexiest Asian women” list by Eastern Eye. Dhami is recognized for her roles in shows Dill Mill Gaye, Geet- Hui Sabse Parayi, Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon, Ek Tha Raja and Ek Thi Rani and Pardes Mein Hain Mera Dil. She married to Neeraj Khemka and she also received a lot of awards in Parivar Awards Show.

9. Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya at 90k-1 lakh per episode

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Divyanka Tripathi known by her married name Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya is an Indian television actress. She was born in Bhopal and crowned ‘Miss Bhopal’ in 2005. Her dual role in Banon Mein Teri Dulhan won her Indian Television Academy Award for Best Actress. Divyanka is currently seen s Ishita Star Plus most popular show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. The actress has won many wars for her role and a huge fan following across the globe. Her onscreen pairing with co-star Karan Patel as Raman and Ishita has a huge fan following on social media. In 2015 she won ‘Shann-E-Bhopal’ award. 

8. Shivaji Satam at 1 lakh per episode

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Shivaji Satam, a former bank employee who turns to a television and film actor. He had appeared in many Hindi and Marathi films. But ACP Pradyuman which he played popular soap opera C.I.D. made him popular and brought him in top 10 highest paid celebrity list. He has been starring in C.I.D. since 1998 won the best award for his role ACP Pradyuman.

7. Ankita Lokhande at 1 lakh per episode

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The gorgeous Ankita Lokhande made her television debut in 2009 in soap opera Pavitra Rishta. She got overnight fame with that role and she won Star Guild award for the Best Actress. She also participated in the dance show Jhalak Dikhhala Jaa season 4 with her ex-boyfriend Sushanth Singh Rajputh. Now she is playing Jhalkaribai role in Kangana Ranaut starer movie Manikarnika which is set to be released in 2018.

6. Mohit Raina at 1 lakh- 1.10 lakh per episode

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Mohit Raina undoubtedly one of the top 10 highest paid Tv celebrity. The smoking hot actor is one of the very talented television actors. His very popular for his lead role as Lord Shiva in the TV series ‘Devon Ka Dev Mahadev‘ which aired on Life Ok. Earlier he acted in soap operas like Chehra in 2009, Bandini in 2010, and Ganga Ki Dheej in  2010. He won Star Guilds awards 2015 Best actor in a lead role.

5. Karan Patel at 1 lakh- 1.10 lakh per episode

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Karan Patel began his career with the show Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki in 2010. Currently, he has seen as Raman Kumar Ballala in Ekta Kapoor’s Yeh Hai Mohabbatein opposite to Divyanka Tripathi. His role earned the best actor award three times in a row (2014-2016) and also won best Jodi award with Divyanka Tripathi for Yeh Hai Mohabbatein for three times in a row. He married to Ankita Bhargava in May 2015.

4. Mishal Raheja at 1 lakh-1.20 lakh per episode


Mishal Raheja was born in Mumbai, and He is one of the top 10 highest paid tv celebrity. He made his debut on small screen Pyaar Vyaar and All That. He is quite popular for roles of Datta Bhao in Laagi Thujse Lagan and lover boy Akash in Love Story. He played a lead role in TV series Ishq Rang Safed which aired on Colors TV, he played a lawyer role in this series. For this role, he won perfect television actor award in 2017.

3. Sakshi Tanwar at 1.25  lakh per episode

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Sakshi Tanwar is an Indian television actress who doesn’t need an introduction. She was born in Rajasthan, she first worked in Doordarshan channel as an anchor. She got much recognition for her role in Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki. Later she got huge popularity when she played the role of Priya Kapoor in Bade Ache Lagte Hain, which aired on Sony TV. She got Star Guild Best Actress in Drama series in 2013. She completely deserves to be in top 10 highest paid celebrities list.

2. Ronit Roy at 1.25 lakhs-1.5 lakhs per episode

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This 51 years old Indian versatile actor did many wonderful roles on small screen as well as on big screen. some of his popular roles on the small screen are  K.D. Pathak, Rishab Bajaja, Mihir Virani and Neil Khanna. He acred in a few Bollywood movies such as Kaabil, Lucknow Central, 2 states, Udaan and many more. He also participated in dance show Jhalak Dhikla Jaa. He also has a business called ‘Ace Security and Protection Agency’, he provides security to Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, etc.

1. Ram Kapoor at 1.25 lakh-1.5 lakh per episode

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Ram Kapoor is Indian richest television and film actor. Undoubtedly he completely deserves to be at top of top 10 highest paid tv celebrities list. He gained popularity by portraying Jai Walia in the TV series Kasamh Se and of Ram Kapoor in Bade Ache Lagte Hain. He won Television Academy Award for the Best Actor in 2012. He also appeared in some Bollywood movies like Student Of The Year, Mere Dad Ki Maruti, Udaan and more. He also won Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards for the Best Actor in 2012.

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